He starts work next week...
Jason Gregory

17:02 5th February 2010

More about:

A spokesperson for Johnny Depp has confirmed the actor is making a documentary about Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards.


Serbian magazine Politika reported earlier this week that Depp was due to start work on the documentary next week.

It also said Depp's editor was already working through archive footage of the guitarist.

A rep for the Pirates of the Caribbean star has now confirmed the report in trade publication Variety.

Depp and Richards have been friends for more than a decade and starred alongside each other's in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End.

Richards is also currently working on his memoirs, which were last scheduled to be released sometime in 2010.

Rolling Stones

  • At Madison Square Garden. New York City, 04.12.69 (WENN)

  • The Rolling Stones performing live at Twickenham Stadium. London, 23.08.03 (WENN)

  • Mick Jagger and Ronnie Wood @ Wembley Arena, London - 13.09.03 (WENN)

  • Announcing their Bridges to Babylon tour under the Brooklyn Bridge. New York, 18.08.97 (WENN)

  • Mick Jagger in the Eighties (PR Photos)

  • The Rolling Stones hold a press conference and mini concert to announce their 2005 World Tour at the Jullliard Music School Plaza. New York City - 10.05.05 (WENN)

  • Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones performs at half-time during the Pittsburgh Steelers defeat against the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl XL held at Ford Field. Detroit, Michigan - 05.02.06 (WENN)

  • Keith Richards in the late Seventies (PR Photos)

  • Keith Richards at the Toyota Center, Houston, Texas - 01.12.05

  • A groupie, one of the girls who orbit around rock stars, sheds her clothes and inhibitions to join The Rolling Stones. California, 21.11.69 (WENN)

  • Mick Jagger @ Madison Square Garden. New York, USA - 14.01.98 (WENN)

  • On a flatbed truck travelling on Fifth Ave. from 12th St. to 9th St. to announce a 58-concert tour. New York - 01.05.75 (WENN)

  • The Rolling Stones hold a press conference and mini concert to announce their 2005 World Tour at the Jullliard Music School Plaza. New York City - 10.05.05 (WENN)

  • Ronnie Wood in the Nineties (PR Photos)

  • Rolling Stones in Concert at Twickenham in London on 2006 Tour (PR Photos)

  • The Rolling Stones in Concert at Twickenham in London on 2006 Tour (PR Photos)

  • The Rolling Stones arrive in the U.S. for a three week tour. From left at Kennedy Airport are: Brian Jones, Bill Wyman, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, and Mick Jagger. New York City, 23.10.64 (WENN)

  • In front of 2 Million people on Copacabana Beach during the Rio Carnival. Brazil - 18.02.06 (WENN)

  • Ronnie Wood and Keith Richards performing live at Twickenham Stadium. London, 23.08.03 (WENN)

  • Mick Jagger jumping and singing with the Rolling Stones at Madison Square Garden. New York, 26.07.72 (WENN)

  • The Rolling Stones during 'A Bigger Bang World Tour' at Madison Square Garden New York, USA - 18.01.06 (WENN)

  • Mick Jagger and Keith Richards @ Wembley Arena. London 13.09.03 (WENN)

  • Mick Jagger and Keith Richards @ Wembley Arena. London 13.09.03 (WENN)

  • Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones with Stevie Wonder at Madison Square Garden. New York City, 26.07.72 (WENN)

  • Mick Jagger in the Eighties (PR Photos)

  • Rolling Stones in Concert at Twickenham in London on 2006 Tour (PR Photos)

  • Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts of The Rolling Stones during a performance. New York, 07.11.75 (WENN)

  • Keith Richards in the Nineties – nice jacket!! (PR Photos)

  • In front of 2 Million people on Copacabana Beach during the Rio Carnival. Brazil - 18.02.06 (WENN)

Issue Four of the Gigwise Print magazine is on pre-order now! Order here.

More about:


Photo: WENN.com